Newly-released state data shows school district reserve funds continue to grow.
The state House has passed legislation expanding the pension forfeiture law, but further action is needed.
Although the Republican primary for governor is still a year away, there's already activity suggesting a fun-filled fight.
A 104-year-old state law is stirring controversy over state efficiency.
Politicians and political parties often are their own worst enemies; such is the case with Democrats right now.
When it comes to state UC failures there's plenty of shame to go around
Citizen advocacy isn't easy but is important so a Philly state legislator's teaching it.
What should we make of a reported probe of the state's lieutenant governor and his wife?
John Baer has written about politics and government for the Daily News since 1987. Neither subject ever fails to provide him with stories of policies and politicians walking on or skirting by paths to perdition.